Wellness Calendar December 2017

Beverly’s Picks

Stress Free Holidays MonthStress Free Holidays Month

National Whiners DayNational Whiners Day

Underdog DayUnderdog Day

Tell Someone They Are Doing A Good Job WeekTell Someone They Are Doing a Good Job Week

Use the awareness events listed below for programming ideas at your workplace. Build them into events such as workshops, displays and health fairs or gather articles and tips for your company newsletter, blog or eposts. Check out the Stress and Wellness Blog for statistics and strategies related to many of the celebrations listed below.

Awareness Months

  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month –
  • Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month
  • Mothers Against Drunk Drivers Red Ribbon Campaign  (CND)             * Blog
  • National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month  (US)             * Blog
  • National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month                        * Blog Blog
  • National Write A Business Plan Month
  • Read A New Book Month               * Blog
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month   (US)
  • Universal Human Rights Month
  • World Aids Awareness Month
  • Write A Friend Month

Awareness Weeks

  • Dec 1-7        – National Safe Driving Week   (CND)               * Blog
  • Dec 3-9       – National Hand Washing Awareness Week    (US)    * Blog
  • Dec 3-9       – Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
  • Dec 4-8       – Cookie Exchange Week (M-F)
  • Dec 10-17   – Human Rights Week    (contains Dec 10)
  • Dec 10-17   – Stress-Free Holiday Preparation Week            * Blog
  • Dec 17-23   – Tell Someone They’re Doing A Good Job Week   (Week prior to Christmas Holidays)     * Blog
  • Dec 25-31   – It’s About time Week

Awareness Days

  • Dec 1    – World AIDS Day
  • Dec 3    – International Day Of Disabled Persons
  • Dec 4    – Extraordinary Work Team Recognition Day
  • Dec 4    – National Cookie Day
  • Dec 5    – International Volunteer Day
  • Dec 5    – Ninja Day
  • Dec 5   – World Soil Day
  • Dec 5    – Bathtub Party Day             * Blog
  • Dec 6    – National Day Of Remembrance And Action On Violence Against Women   (CND)
  • Dec 6    – St. Nicholas Day           * Blog
  • Dec 6    – Special Kids Day      (first Wednesday)            * Blog
  • Dec 8   – National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day (second Friday)
  • Dec 9    – Christmas Card Day                   * Blog
  • Dec 10   – Human Rights Day
  • Dec 10    – World Wide Candle Lighting Day  (second Sunday)
  • Dec 13  – National Ice Cream Day
  • Dec 14   – Yoga Day
  • Dec 15    – Underdog Day   (third Friday)      * Blog
  • Dec 17   – Clean Air Day
  • Dec 18   – International Migrants Day
  • Dec 19   – Look For An Evergreen Day
  • Dec 20   – Go Caroling Day
  • Dec 20  – Games Day
  • Dec 21   – National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day
  • Dec 21   – Short Girl Appreciation Day
  • Dec 21    – Humbug Day
  • Dec 21    – Crossword Puzzle Day
  • Dec 21    – Look On The Bright Side Day
  • Dec 21    – National Flashlight Day
  • Dec 21   – National Re-gifting Day   (Thursday before Christmas)
  • Dec 24    – National Chocolate Day            * Blog
  • Dec 26    – National Whiner’s Day               * Blog
  • Dec 26    – Thank You Note Day
  • Dec 28    – Card Playing Day
  • Dec 29    – No Interruptions Day    (last working day of the year)       * Blog
  • Dec 31     – Make Up Your Mind Day
  • Dec 31    – Look On The Bright Side Day

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